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My 1 year old baby has some mucus and blood in her stool. what can this be?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 55 years experience
RECTAL BLEEDING: Rectal bleeding among the very young can be anal fissure, polyp, meckels diverticulum or infectious colitis. If persistent, get a GI spicialist. There are other causes not mentioned depending on examination.
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